Pool Safety

Maintaining pool fences and safety barriers is essential to keeping young children safe from drowning. 

Pool owners must meet all pool fencing regulations and safety standards and maintain damaged pool fencing and barriers at all times. 

Pool safety laws | Business Queensland


Pool safety standard

All existing and new pools must abide by the Pool Safety Standard.

Pool safety | Department of Energy and Public Works (epw.qld.gov.au)


Pool safety inspections

Pool safety certificates, obtained from a licensed pool safety inspector, are required when selling or leasing a property with a pool.

Find a licenced swimming pool safety inspector using this search tool: Pool Safety Inspector Search (qbcc.qld.gov.au)


CPR and warning signs

Queensland’s pool safety laws require the latest cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) sign to be displayed near your pool or spa.

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